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BLACK OPERA LIVE

BLACK OPERA LIVE

By Black Opera Productions LLC
BLACK OPERA LIVE! is a weekly live interview program featuring candid conversations and in-depth discussion with Black opera stars of today, legends of the stage, emerging artists, composers, conductors and many more! Hosted by baritone and associate producer and Grammy-winning baritone Kenneth Overton.
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Angel Blue
The heart, soul and voice of an ANGEL. Join superstar Angel Blue and host Kenneth Overton in this in-depth conversation.
01:34:39
June 28, 2021
The Dawn of a New Diva, Michelle Bradley
It is always a joy when a new and exciting talent bursts onto the scene. It's even more special when she is as sweet, kind and humble as she is beautiful and gifted. Black Opera Live is proud to have Soprano, Michelle Bradley as our guest. With an ever expanding resume with engagements from the opera stage to concert halls around the globe, Michelle is poised to talk the world by storm.
42:58
June 21, 2021
Baritones Do It Better!
Learn about six of the most talented and versatile baritones in the world. From opera, concert, new works and standards, these baritones bring stability and excitement! Featuring Jorell Williams, Justin Austin, Will Liverman, Nmon Ford, Lester Lynch and Norman Garrett. Hosted by Grammy-winning baritone, Kenneth Overton.
01:13:47
June 13, 2021
Pretty Yende
A modern fairy-tale. Born in in the small town of Piet Retief, South African soprano Pretty Yende has risen to the top of the opera world with unparalleled speed. Listen to this in-depth conversation with host Kenneth Overton.
01:15:56
May 13, 2021
Leona Mitchell the Living Legend
A voice and presence of exceptional beauty, Leona Mitchell remains one of the most beloved of all opera superstars. A leading soprano world wide and mainstay at The Metropolitan Opera, her voice conquered the heroines of Puccini and Verdi. Her iconic portrayals are a benchmark for performers and audiences alike.
01:23:44
April 29, 2021
All About Angela Brown
To close out Women's History Month, we chatted with Internationally Renowned Soprano, Angela Brown. From starring in leading roles on the world's greatest opera and concert stages, to front page of the New York Times, we delve into Angela the singer, the wife and mom, the business woman, and the content creator. Tune in to find out how she manages it all and makes it uniquely, Angela....... trust us, you'll learn a great deal from one of the busiest Divas in the industry.
01:27:36
April 22, 2021
Janinah Burnett
Join us to. revisit our interview with Janinah Burnett and host Kenneth Overton, Baritone. World renowned soprano Janinah Burnett, lovingly named “La Janinah” by adoring Italian fans, is a singing phenomenon and one of the most accomplished and versatile singers of her generation. Sought after for her shimmering and refined vocal quality, as well as her versatility, Janinah is one of the few singers to perform roles on both Broadway and the Metropolitan Opera stage while maintaining an international performance presence.
58:28
April 16, 2021
Sidney Outlaw
Revisit our November 2020 interview with the incredibly talented baritone, Sidney Outlaw.  Lauded by The New York Times as a “terrific singer” with a “deep, rich timbre” and the San Francisco Chronicle as an “opera powerhouse” with a “weighty and forthright” sound, Sidney Outlaw was the Grand Prize winner of the Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballe in 2010 and continues to delight audiences in the U.S. and abroad with his rich and versatile baritone and engaging stage presence. A graduate of the Merola Opera Program and the Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, this rising American baritone from Brevard, North Carolina recently added a GRAMMY nomination to his list of accomplishments for the Naxos Records recording of Darius Milhaud’s 1922 opera trilogy, L’Orestie d’Eschyle in which he sang the role of Apollo.
57:09
March 31, 2021
The Marvelous Marvis Martin
This week we revisit our conversation with Marvis Martin! She had her debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 1982, singing the role of "Pamina" in a touring production of The Magic Flute. Over the next few years, she received "awards, medals and glowing reviews as a song recitalist, concert singer and opera performer." At the Met, she performed in such operas as Boris Godunov, Don Carlo, Ariadne auf Naxos, Porgy and Bess, and Idomeneo.
01:19:06
March 24, 2021
The Divine, Dynamic Diva, Denyce Graves
BLACK OPERA LIVE is a weekly live interview program featuring candid conversations and in-depth discussion with Black opera stars of today, legends of the stage, emerging artists, composers, conductors and many more! This week on BLACK OPERA LIVE a dynamic artist who needs no introduction. THE Denyce Graves. We welcome this incredible artist to our show on Monday. You better not miss this one!
01:56:48
March 17, 2021
John Holiday
BLACK OPERA LIVE is a weekly live interview program featuring candid conversations and in-depth discussion with Black opera stars of today, legends of the stage, emerging artists, composers, conductors and many more! In our first episode, we revisit a conversation between host Kenneth Overton and international performer John Holiday, professional countertenor and finalist on season 19 of NBC's The Voice. He has performed throughout the United States touring with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and around the world.
58:54
March 09, 2021